Margot Robbie is in talks to star and produce the Barbie film, which has gone by means of many alternative adjustments over the past a number of years. Marvel Lady director Patty Jenkins can be in talks to direct the mission. Sony beforehand had the rights to Mattel’s Barbie film, however the rights at the moment are again with the legendary toy firm who’re working with Warner Bros. to lastly get the mission off of the bottom. Robbie is at the moment engaged on Quentin Tarantino’s As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood.
The Barbie film has been in improvement for years and not too long ago had comic Amy Schumer hooked up to star in an unorthodox tackle the legendary doll. The thought was to carry a recent spin to the character, nevertheless it was later revealed that Schumer was out due to scheduling conflicts. Sony later introduced that Anne Hathaway was on board to star within the Barbie film with a 2018 launch date. Nonetheless, Sony later pushed the mission again to 2020, which has led us to the place the mission is right this moment.
A recent studio with Margot Robbie and Patty Jenkins hooked up could possibly be precisely what the Barbie film must lastly see the sunshine of day. Robbie is everywhere along with her roles, getting essential acclaim with each new character she takes on. Along with As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood, the actress additionally has Mary Queen of Scotts arising subsequent after which she begins engaged on DC’s Birds of Prey, reprising her function as Harley Quinn. DC followers have been ready to see extra of Robbie’s Quinn ever since she made her debut in 2016’s Justice League.
Patty Jenkins is at the moment filming Marvel Lady 2 with Gal Gadot. Filming began over the summer time in and across the Washington D.C. space, and is now filming in different areas round Europe. Jenkins and Margot Robbie seem to be they’d make for a very good partnership that may take the Barbie film in a very totally different path than what Sony had in thoughts with Amy Schumer and Anne Hathaway. The Schumer concept was just about universally hailed as a poor resolution, so it is going to be attention-grabbing to see what Jenkins and Robbie do with the long-lasting doll.
It is not clear presently if Mattel is retaining the outdated Sony script that was going for use for Anne Hathaway’s Barbie movie, however even whether it is, it is going to greater than possible undergo a sequence of rewrites to get it the place it must be. The Barbie Doll franchise is a worldwide powerhouse that has bought over $three billion items of merchandise over the past 50-plus years, which implies that the movie has the potential to be large, if performed appropriately. It is essential to notice that Margot Robbie and Patty Jenkins are within the early levels of talks with Warner Bros., nevertheless it seems to be like a fairly superior pairing. The Hollywood Reporter was the primary to announce the newest Barbie film information.